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BBC Radio 4 on the birth of the National Theatre

5th April 2009

Sue MacGregor brings together some of the original members of the National Theatre to remember its birth in 1963 under artistic director Laurence Olivier. Her guests are Sir Michael Gambon, Sir Derek Jacobi, Dame Maggie Smith, Dame Joan Plowright and Bill Gaskill. Listen to The Reunion 5/4/09 (Dur: 45 mins)

Source: BBC Radio 4


Northern lights: Hull Truck's new theatre plays the regeneration game

3rd April 2009

Read more at The Guardian
Northern lights: Hull Truck’s new theatre plays the regeneration game
Published: 3 April 2009


Brewhouse theatre should be rewarded for its reinvention – not at risk

2nd April 2009

Read more at The Guardian
Brewhouse theatre should be rewarded for its reinvention – not at risk
Published: 2 April 2009


City funding injection opens way for £17 million Belfast theatre

2nd April 2009

Read more at The Stage
City funding injection opens way for £17 million Belfast theatre
Published: 2 April 2009


Top cultural agencies publish Living Places Planning Toolkit

1st April 2009

Living Places has announced that the Culture and Sport Planning Toolkit section of the Living Places website is now live. Culture and sport planning is an integral part of creating and sustaining new and developing communities. This toolkit provides a plan-led and plan-together process for addressing culture and delivering cultural and sporting resources through planning for culture and sport.

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Millfield Arts Centre begins £2.5m revamp

31st March 2009

Read more at The Stage
Millfield Arts Centre begins £2.5m revamp
Published: 31 March 2009


Mechanics' Institute plans fall victim of recession

31st March 2009

Read more at Swindon Advertiser
Mechanics’ Institute plans fall victim of recessionr
Published: 31 March 2009


Funding boost for new Ipswich theatre

30th March 2009

The 200-seat Witchbottle Theatre, due to open on Ipswich Waterfront, is to collect £75,000 from Ipswich Borough Council. The money will be used to go towards the £400,000 costs of the project. The Witchbottle is due to open next spring and will be used for theatre and cinema performances and have a café, offices and film editing suite.

Source: EADT24


Halifax proposals to include new theatre

30th March 2009

Read more at Yorkshire Post
Halifax proposals to include new theatre
Read more at 30 March 2009


Prince opens Shrewsbury's £30m theatre

29th March 2009

Read more at BBC News
Prince opens Shrewsbury’s £30m theatre
Published: 29 March 2009


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